WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 431,000 jobs in May, according to Keith Hall, commissioner of the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, the majority of the job growth could be attributed to the hiring of temporary workers for the U.S. Census.
TRENTON – Three insurance brokers from Maryland and their two companies were indicted Thursday on charges that they conspired to steal $216,495 from the City of Perth Amboy by collecting payments for a non-existent “wellness program” for city employees, officials said.
CARTERET — The borough has received a coveted recovery zone designation from the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and will utilize the United States Internal Revenue Service allocation of $11 million in bond tax credits, officials announced.
May 24 at 6:56 a.m. – Officer Scott Durkin investigated a theft at Wescott Drive. The case remains open
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced construction has begun on the replacement of the Route 9 overpass superstructure over Main Street in Woodbridge.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced a new traffic pattern starting today on Route 1 as construction progresses on a bridge replacement over an abandoned rail line and two local access roadways in North Brunswick.
TRENTON – A bill to enable school districts to more easily collect data from students was approved by the Senate Education Committee Thursday.
DES PLAINES, Ill. — With hurricane season beginning, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and its 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members, urge companies and communities to take steps now to prepare to handle emergencies in an effort to minimize injury and disruption to operations.
EDISON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced that the bridge deck for Route 440 northbound over the ramp from Woodbridge Avenue will be replaced in Edison.
Flea Market • June 5 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Third Westminster Presbyterian Church, 780 Salem Ave. (corner of North Ave.), Elizabeth will host a flea market with 45 vendors, a bake table and lunch items available for purchase. Rain Date: June 12.
SPRINGFIELD — On Monday, June 14, at 3 p.m., the Springfield Free Public Library will host Steven Hruby, AmeriCorps Watershed Ambassador, speaking for the Union County Department of Parks & Community Renewal.
MADISON, Wisc. – An ultra-thin, layered patch carrying a concentrated dose of silver nanoparticles has proven highly effective in healing wounds while not damaging important cells.
CLARK — The Dr. William Robinson Museum located at 593 Madison Hill Road, in Clark will host its second annual Civil War Reenactment Weekend on June 5 and 6, along with the 2nd Rhode Island, Co. D, the 7th Virginia Calvary, Co. A, and the 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry.